How to Load Balance DHCP Server in Windows Server 2012 R2

How to Load Balance DHCP Server in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this post, we’ll learn the steps to Load Balance DHCP Server in Windows Server 2012 R2. In the previous posts, we have learned the steps to install and configure DHCP Server in Windows Server 2012 R2. Load balance is a new feature introduced in Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Server Windows. It enables two DHCP servers to share their scopes, lease and reservation information to each other. Configuring DHCP failover provides high availability of DHCP services to the clients in a network.

Steps to Load Balance DHCP server in Windows Server 2012 R2

Two DHCP Windows Server are required to configure DHCP Failover. We have two DHCP Server windows DC01 and DC02. DC01 has DHCP Scope configured, on DC02 we don’t have DHCP Scope configured.

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